← Contributors Jia Deng Follow @JiaDeng569589 Jia Deng is a former research assistant working on the Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map project. She has a PhD in International Relations and in 2018 was a Visiting Fellow at the Coral Bell School, Australian National University. Articles by Jia Deng (2) Jia Deng 9 Nov 2022 An explanation for the decline of China’s aid in the Pacific A drop in Chinese funding may be a sign of belt tightening in an effort to tackle Beijing’s own domestic debt problem. Jia Deng 14 Oct 2021 AUKUS: Why Beijing didn’t go ballistic China’s reaction was in words not deeds. Another high-profile case may have influenced its attitude.